NAVI MUMBAI: Panvel civic body has started slapping a penalty of Rs 100 for not wearing mask from Tuesday. The civic body fined 162 persons and recovered Rs 1,62,000. The penalty was imposed under Epidemic Diseases Act 1897.
Deputy municipal commissioner, Jamir Lengarekar, told TOI, “prevention is must and people were not abiding by the norms as required.” The drive will continue. The civic body had been cautioning people to strap masks while moving around and maintain social distancing.

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